DJ Allen Joseph
It's hard to imagine another story in the DJ world where hard work and determination have paid off for an artist like they have for DJ Allen Joseph. From humble beginnings to becoming an Internet sensation, he's using his NS7II to change the DJ scene one music video at a time
DJ Allen Joseph made a prominent name for himself at an early age in the music industry under the name DJ A.P. with his relentless efforts and unmatched drive. In the early 90’s he started making mix-tapes and spinning at New Jersey roller skating rinks. In 1993 he co-founded founded the Negative Reflection Crew with DJ Just, now known as Just Blaze. DJ A.P.’s first commercial release in 1996, titled “The Many Stylez EP”, was co-produced by DJ Sizzahandz (founder of Crooklyn Clan) on AV8 Records. They both went on to spin live together at the most popular venues in New York City such as Tunnel and Limelight.
Later branching out on his own, DJ A.P. produced a number of club hits like “Keep the Party Live”, “Run This” and “Wessyde Vibe“ on AV8 Records. In 1999 DJ A.P. developed the Sudden Impact mixtape series featuring original material from many of today’s musical icons, including Wyclef Jean, Ray J, and Ice-T. Sudden Impact 5, featuring artists like Naughty By Nature and Jaheim, was rated Number 1 in The Source Magazine’s “Tales of the Tape”.
Following the success of the Sudden Impact series, DJ A.P. successfully produced hundreds of remixes that has kept him on the top of DJ’s playlists. His creativity along with the support from the world’s top disc jockeys, such as the legendary DJ AM, led him to become one of the most in-demand re-mixers and early innovators of the mash-up movement. Holding strong for two decades, DJ A.P. has transitioned into an artist without boundaries. His multiple music and business-related talents has given him opportunities to travel and perform at major venues in the United States, Europe & Asia. DJ A.P. currently resides in Atlantic City New Jersey performing at major venues throughout the city and the world.
Allen Joseph aka The Real DJ A.P. is the creative force behind one of the biggest viral music video sensations to hit the internet known as "Livin De Life" performed by Atlantic City casino executive, A. Samuels. Since the official release on August 9, 2011 "Livin De Life" has acquired over 1,000,000 views on YouTube and other popular video sharing sites. It has aired on Fox News, CBS News, NBC and many more. Featured print & blogs include Tosh.o, thisis50.com, aolmusic.com, In Touch Weekly, XXL Magazine, Atlantic City Weekly and the list goes on. Independent publications main tream news organizations & blogs are fascinated by this project.